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Our guest today is CEO, President and Board Member of Poppulo, Samantha Bufton.
Samantha has successfully driven transformational growth for organizations of all sizes for almost 20 years. Prior to joining Poppulo in 2022, Samantha served as EVP/ General Manager of Momentive-AI’s (formerly known as SurveyMonkey) survey business. She joined Momentive as a product leader in 2013 to architect its Enterprise offering. Previously, she spent 15 years in product management roles at Facebook, Intuit, FanSnap, and Yahoo, where she built and led teams that created innovative consumer and enterprise products. She also worked on the Corporate Development team at Autodesk, driving M&A integration and strategy initiatives.
She has a B.Sc. Computer Science from the University of Hertfordshire and an M.B.A. from the University of Oxford.
In This Episode You’ll Learn:
- Samantha’s path, starting with her move to the Bay Area in 1998 as the technology explosion was just beginning.
- Some of the critical mistakes companies make when integrating or merging with a company.
- How the onboarding process for remote employees has changed.
- The importance of communicating uncertainty and being agile to your employees.
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